PHIL TAYLOR will be powerless to prevent play-off failure if he doesn't beat Gary Anderson in Thursday night's Premier League darts in Newcastle.
Taylor will miss out on the play-offs for the first time if he can't bag the points against Anderson in a repeat of the 2015 World Championships Final.
Anderson, Taylor, Raymond van Barneveld and Adrian Lewis are vying for the two remaining spots at the finals with Michael van Gerwen and Dave Chisnall already through.
Completing the line-up is Barney versus James Wade and Chizzy against Stephen Bunting.
Roger Federer was a shock casualty at the Madrid Open tennis on Wednesday, crashing out to Nick Kyrgios, and Thursday sees another packed schedule.
Eye-catching men's showdowns include Grigor Dimitrov's tussle with Stan Wawrinka and the all-Spanish David Ferrer and Fernando Verdasco battle.
Elsewhere on Thursday there's the likes of golf, IPL cricket and Super League rugby so good luck with your bets and let's hear your tips and thoughts.